Rigorous academic preparation for a life in science.

Why Study Biology at Luther?

Diverse course offerings from endocrinology to entomology. A flexible curriculum allows students to explore, discover their passions, and develop the scientific background to succeed in professional school, graduate school, or the job market.

Faculty are active members in the scientific community. They're knowledgeable, dynamic, and ready to engage with students.

Opportunities for research, internships, and study abroad. When students are immersed in science, it helps them imagine how to integrate science with a career.

Why Study Biology?

Science + Pre-Health Visit Day - Sept. 15

Science + Pre-Health Visit Day is designed for high school students who are interested in biology, chemistry, computer/data science, environmental studies, neuroscience, nursing, physics or psychology.

  • Participate in a hands-on seminar led by faculty members
  • Hear from current science students about academics, study abroad and research
  • Receive an in-depth tour of the science facilities

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Students receive training and participate in safe, prescribed ecological burns in campus natural areas.
Luther faculty and student research the water quality in Northeast Iowa.
Lots of study abroad opportunities are available for students studying biology at Luther.
The areas that surround Luther's campus are a vital component of students’ education in biology.
Students work with professors to better understand biological systems.

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